Mechanical Engineer

Let's change the face of agriculture!

About Us

At FarmWise, we are building autonomous farming robots to help agriculture become more sustainable.  With our current team of 15, we're already deployed our first wave of robots, generating revenue and completing valuable work for farmers. 

Role Description:

FarmWise is looking for a dynamic and problem-solving Mechanical Engineer to join our Hardware team. You will be responsible for the mechanical design of our autonomous robot fleet, prototype new components, and dig into existing mechanical issues and coordinate with the software and hardware design team to redesign, implement, and iterate on solutions.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and improve the mechanical design of our robots
  • Prototype new components to enhance and hone the capabilities of our robot 
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues and iterate on solutions
  • Present data/trade-offs to management to facilitate the making of design decisions
 
Qualifications

You're a self-starter who has experience: 
 
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and 2+ years of experience or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline and 1-2 years of experience
  • Strong experience working with heavy vehicles or large and complex robotic assemblies
  • Experience with sheet metal tool + CAD software 
  • Machine design experience
  • Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up, debugging and functional verification
  • Experience with one or more of the following: hydraulics, pneumatics, diesel engines
  • Have had primary technical and design responsibility for all aspects of mechanical assemblies which were successfully produced in moderate to high volume
  • Strong experience with 3D design tools such as SolidWorks, or other CAD tools
  • Have a passion for mechanical product design, inventing solutions, and finding better and simpler ways to meet product requirements

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of electrical characterization equipment (oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers… etc)
  • Experience with electric noise filtering, various communication protocols (especially UART, Ethernet, USB, SPI, I2C)
  • Have had primary technical and design responsibility for aspects of electro-mechanical assemblies 

At FarmWise, you will work in an environment that values creativity, collaboration and compassion for one another.  We also offer the following programs and benefits to support our team: 
 
  • Competitive salary and equity in the company 
  • 401k match program 
  • Health benefits (medical, dental, and vision) 
  • Flexible vacation & time-off policy 
  • Shape a revolutionary product in its early days

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